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www.bime.org.uk. Assistive Technology to help people living with dementia. What is available?. www.bime.org.uk. Living with dementia. Access to technology (music, TV, video) Social activities Lack of awareness of time of day Self care and daily activities

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www.bime.org.uk

Assistive Technology to help people living with dementia.

What is available?


www.bime.org.uk


Living with dementia

  • Access to technology (music, TV, video)

  • Social activities

  • Lack of awareness of time of day

  • Self care and daily activities

  • Independence and safety in the kitchen

  • Orientation within the home

  • Risk of falls

  • Concern about leaving the flat, getting lost


Why use technology ?

  • Empowering

  • Promote / maintain independence

  • Support safety


Terminology

  • Assistive technology or aids for living

  • Telecare

  • Telehealth


www.dementia-signage.co.uk

FIND Telephone 0113 230 2046


Wander Reminder


Tel: 01794 278327


Audio/visual scheduling

Scheduler

  • When it is time for an event a prompt screen is shown and an announcement made “There is a message, click on the screen to hear it”

Imesart S.a.r.l.’s Audio Memos - The Voice Recorder

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/audio-memos-voice-recorder/id338550388?mt=8


Day / Date clock / calendar


Applying existing technology

Digital Frames Direct 01173302277


TV and Radio


Telephones

Doro handlePlus 334 Mobile Phone

Doro Memory Plus 319


What is telecare?

Telecare is the continuous, automatic and remote monitoring of real time emergencies and lifestyle changes over time in order to manage the risks associated with independent living.’ www.telecareaware.com


Bed and Chair Sensors

Telecare systems

Aster Living Tel: 01380 829000

email: [email protected]

Selwood Lifeline

01225 715715 or email: [email protected]


At dementia www.atdementia.org.uk


Disabled Living Foundation

http://www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk/telecare

Helpline: 0845 1309177

LOCAL INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTRES

Living (Bristol) TEL: 0117 965 3651www.thisisliving.org.uk

Semington TEL: 01380 871007

www.ilc.org.uk


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